Sport Coaching (BSc (Hons))

Sheffield Hallam University the United Kingdom

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BSc (Hons)

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About Sport Coaching at Sheffield Hallam University

This course develops your skills to become an effective coach so you can help unlock the potential in young people and adults. We provide you with a broad study of the art and science of coaching, allowing you to gain confidence and ability in the design, delivery and evaluation of modern sport coaching activities. During the course you learn about sport coaching in a variety of practical and theoretical environments using Sheffield's world class facilities. Areas of study include * how and what to coach * coaching specific populations * science applied to coaching * technology and coaching * coaching research * FUNdamentals * training and conditioning * the context of sport coaching in the UK. You can take independent study modules to contribute to your final grade. In your second year, you take a work placement of up to six weeks. Typical placement opportunities exist in * sport colleges * schools * colleges and universities * national governing bodies * community coaching initiatives * private sport clubs. We help you to find suitable placements locally, nationally and internationally. In your final year you complete a research or coaching project. This can be either a large piece of research in the area of coaching that interests you most, or a project developing an actual resource for an external client. Previous examples include * talent identification for a football academy coach * evaluating the success of a community coaching programme * developing a coaching resource for disabled performers * the effectiveness of verbal feedback for a club netball coach We encourage you to develop your coaching skills through voluntary coaching outside of your course. Ready Steady Coach is our successful in-house volunteer programme designed for you. We also offer a number of other accredited coaching qualifications. We deliver coaching support to talented and world class athletes and are involved in the delivery of many active lifestyle agendas at a local and national level. Our annual physical education, sport development and coaching student conference is an example of how we provide you with the most current and relevant learning experience. This allows you to meet with current coaching professionals and further develop your knowledge and expertise in the area. It also enables you to examine a range of possible career routes.Course brochureDownload our sport and active lifestyles course brochure or contact us to order a printed copy.

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